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Histology Reporting

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Dear Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust,

1.How many histology slides and or cases (please state whether the number given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant histopathologists for patients treated by the trust. If exact numbers are not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please state whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be excluded)

2.Of these slides/ cases how many were reported by:
a.Consultants employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed activity sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
c.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
d.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust
e.Backlogs Limited
f.Unilabs
g.Source Bioscience
h.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
i.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

3.How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in relation to the reporting of histology slides/ cases a.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
c.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust
d.Backlogs Limited
e.Unilabs
f.Source Bioscience
g.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
h.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

Yours faithfully,

G Manning

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Cole Sophie, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Dear G Manning,

 

Thank you for your request for information.

 

The Trust acknowledges your request and it is being processed as a new
request under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

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Trust | Royal Shrewsbury Hospital | Mytton Oak Road | Shrewsbury
| Shropshire | SY3 8XQ

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Cole Sophie, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Dear G Manning,

 

Thank you for your FOI request sent on 3^rd August 2017. You asked:

 

 

1.How many histology slides and or cases (please state whether the number
given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant
histopathologists for patients treated by the trust.  If exact numbers are
not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please state
whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be
excluded)

 

2.Of these slides/ cases how many were reported by:

a.Consultants employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed
activity sessions b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for
additional sessions c.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an
amount per slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed
activities d.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust
contracts with these consultants or their trust e.Backlogs Limited
f.Unilabs g.Source Bioscience h.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
i.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

 

3.How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in relation to
the reporting of histology slides/ cases a.Consultants employed by the
trust being paid for additional sessions b.Consultants employed by the
trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their
contracted programmed activities c.Consultants employed by other trusts,
where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust d.Backlogs
Limited e.Unilabs f.Source Bioscience g.Cellular Pathology Services
Limited h.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

 

 

Under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I can
confirm that The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust holds
information that falls within the definition in your request which is set
out below:

 

1.       How many histology slides and or cases (please state whether the
number given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant
histopathologists for patients treated by the trust.  If exact numbers are
not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please state
whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be
excluded)

29,131 cases, data from the Laboratory Information System

 

2.     Of these slides/ cases how many were reported by:

a. Consultants employed by the trust working in their normal NHS
programmed activity sessions 24,631 cases

b. Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions 4,
500

c. Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or
case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities N/A

d. Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with
these consultants or their trust N/A

e. Backlogs Limited N/A

f. Unilabs N/A

g. Source Bioscience N/A

h. Cellular Pathology Services Limited N/A

i. Other private histology providers (please specify which) N/A

 

3.     How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in
relation to the reporting of histology slides/ cases

a. Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
£60, 894

b. Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or
case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities N/A

c. Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with
these consultants or their trust N/A

d. Backlogs Limited N/A

e. Unilabs N/A

f. Source Bioscience N/A

g. Cellular Pathology Services Limited N/A

h. Other private histology providers (please specify which) N/A

 

Please also find attached a briefing which explains your rights to request
a review by the Trust or to complain to the Information Commissioner’s
Office if you are not satisfied with the response from the Trust, and an
outline of the Trust’s policy on the Reuse of Public Sector Information.

 

If you have any queries regarding this email, please contact the Freedom
of Information Officer via [1][email address] and quote the reference
number above in any future correspondence. If you would like to give
feedback please visit [2]https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sathFOI  for our
short questionnaire.

 

Kind regards,

Sophie Cole [4][IMG]

Assurance Team Administrator and Freedom of Information Officer

Suite 2, Stretton House |The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS
Trust | Royal Shrewsbury Hospital | Mytton Oak Road | Shrewsbury
| Shropshire | SY3 8XQ

Telephone 01743 261087

Email [3][email address]

 

 

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intended recipient please inform the sender that you have received the
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